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Jul 4, 2010 9:30pm EDT
at the u.s. justice department from 2000-2006. currently senior director for mississippi river and east coast center for rivers and deltas, part of the environmental defense fund, senior direct there are. and as we look at restoration, mr. harrison, what's the prescription from your area? if you don't quite know how bad it is yet, how are you going to get your head around how to restore things? what's your process going to be? guest: well, one of the things that people need to remember about the louisiana wetlands in particular and the gulf of mexico is that these are places where environmental damage has been happening for the past 80, 100 years. you can take the louisiana wetlands, for example, because we made some decisions on how we manage the mississippi river, the wetlands are actually the delta of the mississippi river. this is where the river comes down, it's draining 41% of the united states, it's eroding all that land and sediment. and it buills this land mass, where new orleans sits. it's where the fishing communities are. and it's an ongoing battle between the gulf of mexico
Jul 4, 2010 6:30pm EDT
will be very narrow and it's not even clear if it will pass. >> u.s. timid point out many industries and economies want an economy-wide cap and trade system so they know there are certainties about the system. does that mean that under current law that the epa could step in and say we're going to regulate transportation? >> that is exactly what is happening already. the epa is moving to regulate greenhouse gas emissions. they just announced and finalize regulations covering greenhouse gas emissions from automobiles. they have announced plans to go forward with regulations that would cover power plants. other industries. they're moving that direction. those regulations are likely to be more costly because the epa is not the expert on which technology is the best, they're just going to say you have to meet this emissions reduction and it will be much more expensive. >> could you want our viewers through what an energy-only bill looks like if they can't even do -- which it sells like it will be able to do -- cap and trade on utilities, if they can't do that, what does an energy-only bil
Jul 11, 2010 6:30pm EDT
convention on friday, posting the rnc chairman, michael steele and u.s. senate candidate sharron angle, -- here is a look at the german steel. this is 30 minutes. >> i hope somebody is ready to win in nevada. you have some work cut out for you. you have some things to do. it is important that you pull yourselves together, pull yourselves up by your bootstraps, leaned over and help a neighbor poll themselves up and leaned over and help that crazy uncle pull himself up. family and friends, the moment to go out and communicate a powerful message. we are going to bring the change this country needs. we are going to bring the change that nevada needs and we're going to start by changing out harry reid. [applause] you have a great new chairman who i have had the pleasure to spend some time with. he is quite a guy. he is ready to rock and roll and build and grow and strengthen this party. congratulations on your leadership. it's a pleasure to be with you. a real pleasure. he has a great team, a great partnership in the governor and that wonderfulational committee woman. where is i.t. and the
Jul 26, 2010 12:30am EDT
-terrorism. in looking at counter-terrorism and human rights, we have done a number of things on the competency of u.s. federal courts and the important role that the judicial branch place in u.s. counter-terrorism efforts. and in doing so, we have benefited tremendously from the perspective of that experts " well positioned to understand the work. we did a report with the former federal prosecutor to handle terrorism prosecution, and i hope you have an opportunity to take a look at that. and in this recent report on habeas litigation, we benefited from the insights of 15 former federal judges who have endorsed the report, including judge louis to is here today. i should just note that we hear do not necessarily agree with every decision made in the guantanamo habeas cases, and in some instances, we have advocated reconsideration of them. but the important point for today is that this report in our view demonstrates that the process is a sound one, and that the report dispels the notion that the approach of the court is somehow in disarray and there is an urgent need for congressional intervention. an
Jul 18, 2010 6:30pm EDT
. tonight, a debate for the u.s. senate. small business owner jim deakin, former congressman j.d. hayworth, and congressman -- and senator mccain. >> good evening, everybody. thank you for joining us tonight to hear from the three republican candidates representing arizona. john mccain is running for the fifth six-year term in the senate. he was in the house six years before being elected to the senate in 1986. j.d. hayworth served six terms and house of representatives before losing his 2006 reelection bid. before announcing his candidacy early this year, he was the host for a talk-show program in phoenix. also with us tonight is jim deakin who owns and operates a small business in phoenix. we will keep this very simple. each candidate will have 90 seconds to answer my questions. rebuttals will be 45 seconds. 30 seconds to the candidate who was asked the original question. we will allow -- carve out about 90 seconds for each candidate to give a closing statement. tubman, thank you very much for being with us tonight. we begin with mr. deakin. a lot has been said and written about who is t
Jul 11, 2010 9:30pm EDT
such a great opportunity. from governor, the u.s. senate, congress, local races, you have a chance to pick a new course and take some new steps. what i want to talk to you tonight about is how we do that together. what that is going to mean. because it's important. it is very, very important. thomas jefferson once said when the people fear the government, there is tyranny. when the government fears the people, there is liberty. at this hour, my friends, our government does not fear us. harry reid does not fear the people of nevada. president of obama does not fear the people of this country. because if they did, they would not have been a health care bill passed down our throats. there would not have been a cap and trade bill out of the house. there would not have been the takeover of auto industry, the insurance industry, the banking industry, financial institutions, because people have made it clear that is not what they want their government to do. they want their government to create a pathway to opportunity and get the hell out of the way and greet the american dream for ourselves. [a
Jul 19, 2010 12:30am EDT
for being here. nick was the last appointment that our beloved senator robert c. byrd had made to the u.s. district court. and nick, you're going to make a great judge, a great judge. and we're so proud of you. we're hoping that maybe that will speed things up a little bit? >> couldn't urt. -- hurt. >> thank you for being here. i want you to look at the people represented, hard working people all over the state of west virginia. thank you, kenny and larry and all of you, so many for being here, from the business people from the large to small businesses, but from our most wisest of all of the people in west virginia, ruth. thank you, honey. all of you who represent the children and sometimes don't have a choice. and those who can't really fend for themselves. if the legislature thank you so much. i hope that you're proud of the process that we've gone through the way we've basically honored our late senator. with that we're going to open up for some questions from the media, if they would. just direct your questions and we'll try to keep it rolling. we'll do one-on-ones afterwards. if you
Jul 25, 2010 6:30pm EDT
on the economy and government reform. >> robert hubbard. >> it has been my intent at each to challengeformums u.s. oklahoma do you as oklahoma -- to challenge you as oklahomans. to be big in heart, to look beyond the easy way, to look beyond the think that is best for you, to look it people -- at people and be a person that can withstand challenges of life. i challenge you to be big and compassion ate. to see beyond yourself. to see beyond your needs. to see your neighbors in the light when they need help and to reach out and be that helping hand. we need men and women who are big with a vision. like me because i need another pair of glasses. [laughter] the vision to look where we are as a state, where we are in our economy, where we are in our nation and stand up and with the spirit of oklahoma say yes, we can survive. yes, we will make a difference. like an eagle tied to the ground who only seize those things or round, just concerned with this portion of this little area, never soaring above the clouds to see the potential that is there. i challenge you to be a better oklahoman, and i would do
Jul 25, 2010 9:30pm EDT
had a piece that was so offensive i had to read it five times. because for a sitting u.s. senator to write a piece and say white americans are being deprived by the diversety programs and other efforts to right historical wrongs with african americans i agree with the piece about asians, hispanics and other whose have not traditionally been discriminated should not be the beneficiary but he forgets that white women are the biggest ben fish riss of o affirm tiff action. so i think we have scape goating and race baiting going on at the highest levels moonchingsed our leaders. that's my respect for him but i mean, it is concerning to me that as he says those in the bully pulity keep dividing us. not just thoys on the wacky tv shows but it's our leaders who think, i get an election coming up and i don't want angry white voters taking it out on me. i don't want white voters thinking that they're disenfranchised. and the funny thing about web is he will expect 90% of the black vote and he'll probably get it which really makes me nuts after writing an article like this because it won't b
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